To select India’s teams for the next ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia and the domestic T20 International series against Australia and South Africa, the All-India Senior Selection Committee convened on Monday. Having restored their health, Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel were selected for India’s 15-man T20 World Cup squad. The multi-nation event has announced four reserve players, including veteran bowler Mohammad Shami.
The BCCI medical panel has cleared Bumrah, who had a back issue, and Harshal, who had a side strain, for the series after they underwent rigorous rehabilitation at the NCA. On October 23, India will face Pakistan in their opening game.
India squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.